Amendment #31 to H4912

Clean Electricity Implementation

Ms. Decker of Cambridge move to amend the bill, as amended, by inserting the following three new sections:-

SECTION XX. Subsection (a) of section 11F of chapter 25A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the third sentence and inserting in place thereof the following words:- Every retail supplier shall provide a minimum percentage of kilowatt-hours sales to end-use customers in the commonwealth from Class I renewable energy generating sources, according to the following schedule: (1) an additional 1 per cent of sales by December 31, 2003, or 1 calendar year from the final day of the first month in which the average cost of any renewable technology is found to be within 10 per cent of the overall average spot-market price per kilowatt-hour for electricity in the commonwealth, whichever is sooner; (2) an additional one-half of 1 per cent of sales each year thereafter until December 31, 2009; (3) an additional 1 per cent of sales every year thereafter until December 31, 2018; (4) an additional 2 per cent of sales every year thereafter until December 31, 2019; (5) an additional 3 per cent of sales every year thereafter until December 31, 2022; (6) an additional 4 per cent of sales every year thereafter until December 31, 2024; (7) an additional 5 per cent of sales every year thereafter.

SECTION XXX. Section 11F of chapter 25A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out paragraph (6) and the word “wood” in paragraph (8) of subsection (b). Said section is hereby further amended by striking out the word “wood” in paragraph (7) of subsection (c). Said section is hereby further amended by striking out paragraph (7) and the word “wood” in paragraph (8) of subsection (d).

SECTION XXXX. Chapter 25A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (i) the following subsection:

(j) By December 31, 2035, and every year thereafter, every retail supplier shall provide 15% of kilowatt-hours sales to end-use customers in the commonwealth, above and beyond the requirement in subsection (a), from Class I renewable energy generating sources or from clean generation units or clean existing generation units as defined under 310 C.M.R. 7.75. Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a minimum percentage or quantity of kilowatt-hours sales to be provided from clean generation units or clean existing generation units that are not Class I renewable energy generating sources.

 


Additional co-sponsor(s) added to Amendment #31, as changed to H4912

Clean Electricity Implementation

Representative:

Lindsay N. Sabadosa

Maria Duaime Robinson

Jack Patrick Lewis

Sean Garballey

Jay D. Livingstone

Danillo A. Sena

Mindy Domb

Kevin G. Honan

Lori A. Ehrlich

David M. Rogers

Tami L. Gouveia

Patrick Joseph Kearney

Nika C. Elugardo

David Paul Linsky

William J. Driscoll, Jr.

Thomas M. Stanley

Brian W. Murray

Tram T. Nguyen

Steven Ultrino

Jeffrey N. Roy

Kay Khan

Christine P. Barber

Paul F. Tucker

Jon Santiago

Natalie M. Higgins

Michelle L. Ciccolo

Paul W. Mark

Paul McMurtry

William C. Galvin

Ruth B. Balser

Alice Hanlon Peisch

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

Elizabeth A. Malia

Antonio F. D. Cabral

Natalie M. Blais

James K. Hawkins

John J. Mahoney

Louis L. Kafka

John J. Lawn, Jr.

Adrian C. Madaro

John H. Rogers

Christina A. Minicucci

Marcos A. Devers

Kenneth I. Gordon

Dylan A. Fernandes

Mike Connolly

Mary S. Keefe

José F. Tosado